Dr Adele N. Norris


School of Social Sciences


Research Interests

Black Feminism; Intersecting Social Inequalities, Mass Incarceration; Rural Poverty

Recent Publications

  • Lipsey, K., & Norris, A. N. (2017). Racism and mass incarceration: Exploring language used by social actors and the implications for knowledge. In Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change 2017: Beyond capitalism-beyond colonisation- Ka whawhai tonu matou. Massey University, Albany, New Zealand.

  • Norris, A. N. (2017). Are we really colour-blind? The normalisation of mass female incarceration. Race and Justice, 1-25. doi:10.1177/2153368717718028 Open Access version: hdl:

  • Norris, A. (2017). Are we really colour-blind?: Controlling racial images and the normalisation of female mass incarceration. In British Society of Criminology: Forging Social Justice: Local Challenges, Global Complexities. Conference held at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.

  • Norris, A. N., & Billings, J. (2016). Colorblind ideology, mass incarceration, and controlling racial images: An intersectional analysis of presidential rhetoric from 1969–1996. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 1-21. doi:10.1080/15377938.2016.1256847 Open Access version: hdl:

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Norris, Dr Adele 9358 annorris K.2.05C Women's and Gender Studies Programme